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  • Short Summary

    Marines board ship to leave for China from San Diego.

  • Description

    Item title reads: "Uncle Sam 'takes a hand'. Large contingent of marines leave for 'somewhere in China'."

    San Diego, California, United States of America (USA).

    L/S of parade ground with ranks of soldiers, Marines, marching along in blocks. They have rifles and take a salute. The troops board ship, the Chaumont, making their way up the gangplank. The ship has the stars and stripes flag at its helm. Men line up along the decks and wave their hats to crowds on the dock.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    670.21
    Media URN:
    32956
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    21/02/1927
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:28:54:00 / 01:30:03:00
    Canister:
    G 1374

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